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Jean Alicia Elster at The Book Beat

Books Make Great Gifts!
Sunday, December 2, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Merry Mitten Holiday event at The Book Beat
26010 Greenfield Road
Oak Park, Michigan 48237

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators – Michigan Chapter will partner with The Book Beat (indie bookstore) to present this third annual Merry Mitten Holiday event.
Jean Alicia Elster will chat with book-lovers and autograph copies of Who’s Jim Hines? and
The Colored Car. Several other youth lit authors will take part in this holiday event throughout the day. A portion of the proceeds from all sales that day will benefit Gesu School in Detroit.

Date
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Venue
The Book Beat
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AWARD
WINNER

The Colored Car

Jean Alicia Elster

For young readers, the powerful story of an African American girl's train journey south from Detroit in 1937.

Paperback
Published: September 2013
ISBN: 9780814336069
eBOOK
Published: September 2013
ISBN: 9780814336083
AWARD
WINNER

Who's Jim Hines?

Jean Alicia Elster

A look at issues of race in Depression-era Detroit for young readers, aged 8 through 12.

Paperback
Published: July 2008
ISBN: 9780814334027
eBOOK
Published: July 2008
ISBN: 9780814335437